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May 23, 2013
FARM NEWS
New discovery of ancient diet shatters conventional ideas of how agriculture emerged
Leicester UK (SPX) May 23, 2013
have made a discovery in southern subtropical China which could revolutionise thinking about how ancient humans lived in the region. They have uncovered evidence for the first time that people living in Xincun 5,000 years ago may have practised agriculture -before the arrival of domesticated rice in the region. Current archaeological thinking is that it was the advent of rice cultivation along the Lower Yangtze River that marked the beginning of agriculture in southern China. Poor organic preserva ... read more
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WATER WORLD

Why we need to put the fish back into fisheries
Overfishing has reduced fish populations and biodiversity across much of the world's oceans. In response, fisheries are increasingly reliant on a handful of highly valuable shellfish. However, new r ... more
WEATHER REPORT

Heat-related deaths in Manhattan projected to rise
Residents of Manhattan will not just sweat harder from rising temperatures in the future, says a new study; many may die. Researchers say deaths linked to warming climate may rise some 20 percent by ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Climate change may have little impact on tropical lizards
A new Dartmouth College study finds human-caused climate change may have little impact on many species of tropical lizards, contradicting a host of recent studies that predict their widespread extin ... more
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WATER WORLD

LLNL scientist finds topography of Eastern Seaboard muddles ancient sea level changes
The distortion of the ancient shoreline and flooding surface of the U.S. Atlantic Coastal Plain are the direct result of fluctuations in topography in the region and could have implications on under ... more


FARM NEWS

Parasitic wasps use calcium pump to block fruit fly immunity
Parasitic wasps switch off the immune systems of fruit flies by draining calcium from the flies' blood cells, a finding that offers new insight into how pathogens break through a host's defenses. ... more
Oil and Gas Insider
WEATHER REPORT

Storm shelters few in 'Tornado Alley'
Seventy-five percent of the world's tornadoes occur in the United States, yet few people who live in "Tornado Alley" bother with the trouble and expense of a proper shelter from the storms. ... more
WEATHER REPORT

Boundless destruction as US tornado rescue winds down
Facing an eye-popping scene of utter destruction, people in this US community turned Wednesday to the towering task of rebuilding their lives after a furious tornado killed at least 24 people. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Thin film produces new chemistry in 'nanoreactor'

A path to brighter images and more efficient LCD displays

An alternative to 'Turing Test'

Giving LEDs a cozy, warm glow

Jordan says able to export uranium by 2020

China's new 'Great Wall' not so great

Moscow working to save oil face

WEATHER REPORT

Two babies among US tornado victims
Two babies are among the 24 people killed by a tornado that tore through this US community, officials said Wednesday, as residents began the daunting task of rebuilding their lives. ... more
FARM NEWS

Farmers plant rice near doomed Fukushima plant
Farmers have resumed planting rice for market only 15 kilometres (nine miles) from Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a local official said Wednesday. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Concept flu vaccine may protect against many strains
Scientists unveiled a concept vaccine against flu Wednesday they said may protect against various strains with a single jab. ... more
Nuclear Energy Insider
Disposal of Vestas Wind Turbine Parts


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INTERN DAILY

Genetic study focuses on human autoimmune diseases
British researchers say they've completed the largest sequencing study of human disease to date, focusing on the genetic basis of six autoimmune diseases. ... more
EARLY EARTH

New 'fleet of foot' plant-eating dinosaur fossil found in Canada
Paleontologists say a fossil discovery of a small, speedy plant-eating dinosaur in Canada extends our knowledge of dinosaur ecosystems of millions of years ago. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Signs N.Korea preparing bomb material amid nuclear test threats

China's Xi wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boost

Sudan rebels claim raids on Blue Nile army bases

China defence minister brushes off fears over military growth

World powers discuss extending Iran deal deadline

Albania opens Hoxha's top secret Cold War nuclear bunker to public

Lockheed advancing technologies for U.S. Navy

CLIMATE SCIENCE

New EU climate policy unlikely before 2015: Poland
The European Union is unlikely to hammer out its new policy on global warming ahead of a global climate deal that could be clinched in 2015, Poland's environment minister said Wednesday. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

Study reveals scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change
A comprehensive analysis of peer-reviewed articles on the topic of global warming and climate change has revealed an overwhelming consensus among scientists that recent warming is human-caused. ... more
EPIDEMICS

AIDS scientists optimistic of AIDS cure, for some
Top AIDS scientists were optimistic Wednesday of finding a cure for the disease that has claimed 30 million lives - but said it might not work for all people. ... more
EPIDEMICS
How should geophysics contribute to disaster planning

Rescuers dig for life after US tornado kills 24

Huge China sinkhole kills five: authorities


EPIDEMICS
SPUTNIX is granted a license for space activity

Ecuador warns satellite could hit rocket remains

3-D modeling technology offers groundbreaking solution for engineers


EPIDEMICS
Shifts in global water systems markers of The Anthropocene epoch

Scientists explore roots of future tropical rainfall

World's smallest droplets


EPIDEMICS
Sea level influenced tropical climate during the last ice age

World's biggest ice sheets likely more stable than previously believed

Tropical air circulation drives fall warming on Antarctic Peninsula

SINO DAILY

Pope calls for loyalty from Chinese Catholics
Pope Francis called on Chinese Catholics on Wednesday to affirm their loyalty to him and spread the word of God, and prayed that they be allowed to live in accordance with their faith. ... more
WOOD PILE

Amazon River exhales virtually all carbon taken up by rain forest
The Amazon rain forest, popularly known as the lungs of the planet, inhales carbon dioxide as it exudes oxygen. Plants use carbon dioxide from the air to grow parts that eventually fall to the groun ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

How should geophysics contribute to disaster planning
Earthquakes, tsunamis, and other natural disasters often showcase the worst in human suffering - especially when those disasters strike populations who live in rapidly growing communities in the dev ... more
WATER WORLD

Scientists explore roots of future tropical rainfall
How will rainfall patterns across the tropical Indian and Pacific regions change in a future warming world? Climate models generally suggest that the tropics as a whole will get wetter, but the mode ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Expedition 42 Trio Launches on Time to Station

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It's filamentary: How galaxies evolve in the cosmic web

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The riddle of the missing stars

Sun's rotating 'magnet' pulls lightning towards UK

NASA's SMAP May Clarify Link from Wet Soil to Weather

ABOUT US

Do salamanders hold the solution to regeneration

WOOD PILE

Morton Arboretum Partners with NASA to Understand why Trees Fail

WATER WORLD

World's smallest droplets

CLIMATE SCIENCE

Front Row Seats to Climate Change

WEATHER REPORT

Riding out US tornado in a walk-in freezer: a survivor's tale

FLORA AND FAUNA

Australia set to cull 10,000 wild horses

SINO DAILY

China arrests 13 over protest 'rumours': police

WEATHER REPORT

Oklahoma tornado was strongest category: official

EARTH OBSERVATION

New Animation Marks Arrival of NASA's LDCM Satellite to its Final Orbit

EPIDEMICS

World not ready for mass flu outbreak: WHO

Rescuers dig for life after US tornado kills 24

Study: Penguins made evolutionary 'choice' of swimming over flying

Dubai seizes 259 smuggled African ivory tusks

Amazon plans greenhouse-style headquarters

Hong Kong hails the return of the duck

NGOs denounce Malaysia hydropower meeting

World must face up to climate-driven disasters: UN

Argentine beef trade decimated by policy shifts

Dozens dead as massive tornado strikes US city

China factory blast leaves 33 dead and missing

Hydropower frenzy threatens Carpathian mountains: WWF

No new H7N9 cases in China for a week: government

Bird flu costs China industry $65 bn: state media

Climate change will cause widespread global-scale loss of common plants and animals

Terracotta And Cement Roofs Vulnerable In Wildfires

Using clay to grow bone

Australia's resources boom over?

Israeli gas finds secure its self sufficiency

EU leaders face up to shale challenge

Chinese PM pledges stronger partnership with Pakistan

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